Everyone deals with setbacks in jiu jitsu. When you fail to grasp a concept you might get tapped or let your training partner escape. The world moves on. It’s a cycle of highs and lows, acute and protracted. But if you’ve ever been in a long-term rut, it can be painful. Yes, the slump. There is a wonderful honeymoon phase of training. The earliest stages where you show up, try your best, slap h...Read more
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